Recently published content for SharePoint 2013
Applies to: SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Foundation 2013
Topic Last Modified: 2014-04-13
Summary: Find new and updated articles in the SharePoint 2013 TechNet library by release date.
Writers create new content and update published content regularly.
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Deploy custom features to upgraded site collections in SharePoint Server 2013 Learn supported scenarios for deploying custom features to upgraded site collections in a SharePoint Server 2013 farm that has been upgraded from SharePoint Server 2010.
Hide SharePoint Server 2013 social features Learn how to remove Web Parts and hide user interface controls that provide social features in SharePoint Server 2013 that have been replaced by Yammer.
Get and install the Yammer app onto SharePoint Server 2013 sites Learn how to add the Yammer app to the app catalog and make it available on My Sites and team sites.
Understanding multi-tenancy in SharePoint Server 2013 Learn about the multi-tenancy feature and the underlying components and services related to multi-tenancy in SharePoint Server 2013.
General guidance for hosters in SharePoint Server 2013 Learn about general guidance related to multi-tenancy in SharePoint Server 2013.
Overview of OneDrive for Business with Office Online Learn about the new stand-alone service of OneDrive for Business with Office Online and how you can use it with or without SharePoint.
Microsoft Azure Architectures for SharePoint 2013 SharePoint solutions can be hosted in Azure Infrastructure Services.
Internet Sites in Microsoft Azure using SharePoint Server 2013 Learn how to configure a SharePoint Server 2013 farm by using the Azure Active Directory Access Control.
Create and configure a Search service application in SharePoint Server 2013 Added information about crawling.
Supported high availability and disaster recovery options for SharePoint databases (SharePoint 2013) Revised the information about database support for async.
Set permissions to published service applications in SharePoint 2013 Corrected a statement about permissions in relation to a consuming farm.
Configure My Sites in SharePoint Server 2013 Revised the text regarding language selection.
Redirect users to Office 365 with OneDrive for Business: scenario overview Added a note about using a shortcut URL to OneDrive for Business.
How to redirect users to Office 365 with OneDrive for Business Added a note about using a shortcut URL to OneDrive for Business.
Manage blocked file types in SharePoint 2013 Updated the list of "File types blocked by default".
Use Windows PowerShell cmdlets to administer and configure search in SharePoint 2013 Removed Set-SPEnterpriseSearchServiceInstance.
Document farm configuration settings in SharePoint 2013 Removed five deprecated cmdlets.
Back up service applications in SharePoint 2013 Revised example code.
User permissions and permission levels in SharePoint 2013 Revised site permissions with correct View Web Analytics Data.
Configure an environment for apps for SharePoint (SharePoint 2013) Added information on how to get a wildcard cert alert.
Manage farm-level crawl settings in SharePoint 2013 Configure certain crawl settings at the farm level in SharePoint 2013.
Configure proxy server settings for Search in SharePoint 2013 Specify a proxy server to send requests to crawl content or query federated content repositories.
Configure and use the Documentum connector in SharePoint Server 2013 Added a new section, "Create the Documentum crawled properties category."
Set-SPEnterpriseSearchService Changed description of performance level in response to discussion on Enterprise search community.
Install and configure RBS in a SharePoint 2013 farm Added more details about making sure that the Web app pool account is a db_owner of the RBS-enabled content databases.
Validate the Business Connectivity Services hybrid scenario Updated the article with throttling information.
Set-SPWOPIBinding Changed the description of the cmdlet and added more details to the article.
Import-SPWeb Added clarifications in the description of the -UpdateVersions parameter.
New-SPContentDatabase Added an example for -DatabaseCredential.
Configure social computing features in SharePoint Server 2013 Added information about Yammer integration.
SharePoint hybrid solutions, new and updated articles
Several new articles have been written, and several other have been updated. Highlights include:
Overview of hybrid SharePoint 2013 for business decision makers and Overview of hybrid SharePoint 2013 for technical decision makers What is SharePoint hybrid? Learn about how integrating a SharePoint Server 2013 and Office 365 SharePoint online environment can add flexibility and mobility to your company.
Plan SharePoint Server 2013 hybrid Use the customized plan to deploy the hybrid environment of your choice
Install and configure SharePoint Server 2013 hybrid Perform the installation and configuration tasks needed to set up your chosen SharePoint hybrid topology
Use SharePoint Server 2013 hybrid Operations and troubleshooting information for your SharePoint hybrid solution
Other updated content
Technical diagrams for SharePoint 2013 Added three new diagrams related to SharePoint Server 2013 and Windows Azure
Overview of security in Office 2013 Added information about multi-factor authentication
Overview of search result ranking in SharePoint Server 2013 Connected this article with the Rank Tuning App documentation published on Office.com.
Several articles about Windows PowerShell cmdlets are updated this week, including:
Get-SPOTenantLogEntry (more examples)
New-SPTrustedIdentityTokenIssuer (updated parameter info)
Export-SPBusinessDataCatalogModel (changed a script example)
Get-SPServiceApplication (updated parameter info and added examples)
Remove-SPTrustedRootAuthority (updated parameter info)
Enable-SPFeature (updated parameter info)
Get-SPOUser (updated parameter info)
Deactivated controls in SharePoint Designer 2013 Learn which SharePoint Designer features can be turned off by a SharePoint administrator.
The building blocks of SharePoint hybrid Watch this video to learn about the major pieces of a SharePoint hybrid deployment.
Set-SPAuthenticationRealm Added important information about using the cmdlet correctly.
Configure alternate access mappings for SharePoint 2013 Learn how to configure alternate access mappings in SharePoint 2013.
Troubleshooting hybrid environments Learn about common testing practices, and how to troubleshoot common hybrid scenarios in SharePoint 2013.
Plan alternate access mappings for SharePoint 2013 Learn how to plan for alternate access mappings in SharePoint 2013.
Update a web application URL and IIS bindings for SharePoint 2013 Learn how to update a web application and IIS bindings for SharePoint 2013.
Start, pause, resume, or stop a crawl in SharePoint Server 2013 Added information about the disadvantage of pausing a crawl.
Configure eDiscovery in SharePoint Server 2013 Learn the steps to set up and configure eDiscovery in SharePoint Server 2013 and Exchange Server 2013.
Activate Power Pivot site collection features Activate Power Pivot Feature Integration for a site collection.
Best practices for crawling in SharePoint Server 2013 Learn about best practices for crawling in SharePoint Server 2013.
What is governance in SharePoint 2013? Governance as an essential part of a successful SharePoint deployment and the various components of an organizational governance plan
IT governance in SharePoint 2013 Key factors in governing a SharePoint 2013 service and what to include in a service-level agreement
Information management and governance in SharePoint 2013 Plan effective information architecture to ensure that your SharePoint 2013 solution meets your business needs.
Governance planning in SharePoint 2013 Find resources about governance in SharePoint 2013. Learn about governing IT services, information management, and application management.
Application management and governance in SharePoint 2013 How to govern applications for SharePoint 2013 by creating a customization policy and understanding the app model, branding, and life-cycle management.
Technical diagrams for SharePoint 2013 Added a link to the poster, "What is governance in SharePoint 2013?"
Manage continuous crawls in SharePoint Server 2013 Updated to reflect that a single continuous crawl includes all content sources in the Search service application for which continuous crawls are enabled, and that the continuous crawl interval applies to all content sources in the Search service application for which continuous crawls are enabled.
Software boundaries and limits for SharePoint 2013 Reorganized the "Search limits" section into several tables to clarify which aspects of Search each group of limits affects.
Configure scheduled data refresh for Power Pivot by using the unattended data refresh account Learn to configure scheduled data refresh in Power Pivot for SharePoint by using the unattended data refresh account.
Configure scheduled data refresh for Power Pivot by using Secure Store Learn to configure scheduled data refresh in Power Pivot for SharePoint by using Secure Store.
Configure scheduled data refresh for Power Pivot by using a specified account Learn to configure scheduled data refresh in Power Pivot for SharePoint by using an account that you specify.
Turn on automated translation of documents in SharePoint Server 2013 Reorganized the article and added a new table with file format types and maximum file size limits.
Upgrade My Sites to SharePoint Server 2013 Learn about upgrading My Sites in SharePoint Server 2013.
Case study: Cambridgeshire Constabulary Learn how Cambridgeshire Constabulary deployed SharePoint Server 2013 to reduce operating costs and enhance policing service delivery.
Configure hybrid Search for SharePoint Server 2013 Added a video that describes some of the main concepts behind hybrid SharePoint search.
Software boundaries and limits for SharePoint 2013 Clarified the limit for indexed items in the search limits table.
Create a PowerPivot data connection (PerformancePoint Services in SharePoint Server 2013) Added instructions on how to edit the assembly redirect in the web.config file.
Create and deploy a thesaurus in SharePoint Server 2013 Added information about which type of characters you can use in the thesaurus.
Plan crawling and federation in SharePoint 2013 Added a note that when crawling a file share, if the permissions on a file on the share are different from the permissions on folders that contain the file, then the permissions on the file are used for security trimming of search results.
Software boundaries and limits for SharePoint 2013 Updated the search limits table with new guidance for crawl and index components, index partitions, indexed items, and crawl databases. The new guidance is valid for environments with the Office 2013 cumulative update for October 2013 installed.
Synchronize and authenticate users from your on-premises Active Directory to Yammer and Office 365 Add your on-premises Active Directory users to your Yammer network or Office 365 subscription. Let users log on quickly with a single sign-on.
Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Platform Options For BDMs and architects, this model describes the platform options for SharePoint 2013—SharePoint in Office 365, on-premises hybrid with Office 365, Windows Azure, and on-premises only deployments. It includes an overview of each architecture, recommendations, license requirements, and lists of architect and IT Pro tasks for each platform. Several SharePoint solutions on Windows Azure are highlighted.
SharePoint Server, Exchange, Lync, Office Web Apps: The Mobile Landscape This poster show a detailed layout of the app and mobile browser-based landscape for SharePoint Server, Exchange, Lync, and Office Web Apps.
Software boundaries and limits for SharePoint 2013 Updated the "SharePoint Apps limits" section with new guidance for Access app limits.
Result types and display templates that are used to display search results in SharePoint Server 2013 Learn about the default result types and display templates that are used to display search results.
Storage and SQL Server capacity planning and configuration (SharePoint Server 2013) Learn how to plan and configure the storage and database tier for SQL Server in SharePoint 2013.
Plan enterprise search architecture in SharePoint Server 2013 Corrected the illustration of the medium search farm and adjusted guidance on using physical or virtual servers.
Technical diagrams for SharePoint 2013, Hybrid for SharePoint Server 2013, Configure a hybrid topology for SharePoint Server 2013 Added a link to the new model: Which hybrid topology should I use?
Learn about upgrade for SharePoint 2013 Changed style of article to be more friendly and easy to read. Added graphics to anchor the sections.
Linguistic search features in SharePoint Server 2013 Corrected a linguistic feature name, from "people search" to "fuzzy name matching." Added more information about fuzzy name matching.
Rename the Search service application databases in SharePoint 2013 Updated procedures in the Move and rename the Search service application databases section.
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Overview of search result ranking in SharePoint Server 2013 Updated to reflect changes to ranking models that were introduced in the SharePoint Server 2013 cumulative update package of August 2013.
Overview of the search schema in SharePoint Server 2013 Updated to reflect which search schema changes require content to be re-indexed.
Manage the search schema in SharePoint Server 2013 Updated to reflect which search schema changes require content to be re-indexed.
Configure SAML-based claims authentication with AD FS in SharePoint 2013 Technical corrections and a new procedure to configure permissions based on email addresses.
Plan crawling and federation in SharePoint 2013, Configure and use the Exchange connector for SharePoint 2013 Deleted the statement of support for crawling Exchange 2013 public folders. Currently SharePoint 2013 only supports crawling Exchange 2007 public folders and Exchange 2010 public folders.
Learning roadmaps for SharePoint 2013 Added a link to the Learning Roadmaps overview video.
Plan for least-privileged administration in SharePoint 2013 Learn how to use least-privileged administration to configure and maintain a SharePoint 2013 farm and enhance security.
Configure the crawler in case of SSL certificate warnings in SharePoint 2013 Specify whether a SharePoint 2013 crawler will crawl a site if there is a problem with the site’s Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate.
Plan enterprise search architecture in SharePoint Server 2013 Learn how to plan a small, medium or large enterprise search architecture.
Estimate performance and capacity requirements for divisional collaboration environments (SharePoint Server 2013) Use test results and recommendations to estimate performance and capacity requirements for a divisional collaboration environment for SharePoint Server 2013.
Overview of OneDrive for Business in SharePoint Server 2013 Updated to include information about the stand-alone OneDrive for Business Windows Sync client.
Change the default account for crawling in SharePoint 2013 Added instructions about how to change the user name of the default content access account.
Technical diagrams for SharePoint 2013 Added links to posters for "Authentication in SharePoint 2013" and "Social feature support in SharePoint Server 2013."
Test Lab Guide: Configure a highly available SharePoint Server 2013 Search topology Learn how to configure search for high availability on a SharePoint 2013 farm.
Plan for site maintenance and management in SharePoint 2013 Learn how to control SharePoint resource utilization through management of sites and site collections.
Integrate Yammer with on-premises SharePoint 2013 environments Learn how to remove SharePoint 2013 social entry points in the user interface and install the Yammer app for SharePoint.
Host-named site collection architecture and deployment (SharePoint 2013) Updated with requirements for the root site collection.